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  • Singapore Needs to Move Away From Export Reliance Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 10:22 PM ET
    Singapore Needs To Move Away From Export Reliance: Pro

    Roger Tan, CEO of SIAS Research said Singapore's export sector is very volatile and the government should look to other ways to boost the economy.

  • January Retail Sales Up 0.1% Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:30 AM ET
    January Retail Sales Up 0.1%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on retail sales and trade, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Wholesale Trade Down 0.1% in December Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Wholesale Trade Down 0.1% in December

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest trade numbers from December.

  • December Trade Deficit $38.54 Billion Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 8:30 AM ET
    December Trade Deficit $38.54 Billion

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on international trade, with Joel Naroff, Naroff Economic Advisors; and Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School professor of finance.

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    Japan posted its smallest annual current account surplus on record in 2012 after weak global demand and a rise in energy imports pushed its monthly balance into deficit for a second straight month.

  • How Low Can the Yen Go? Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 6:35 AM ET
    How Low Can the Yen Go?

    Camilla Sutton, Scotiabank chief currency strategist, discusses the fundamental changes creating weakness in the yen, and its impact on exports and trade.

  • Trade of the Day: Sell Gold, Buy Commodities Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 3:52 AM ET
    Trade of the Day: Sell Gold, Buy Commodities

    How do you make money in these markets? Here are what some of the experts on CNBC have been telling us this morning.

  • Iron ore being transported in Western Australia

    Australia's trade deficit shrank by more than expected in December as the resource-rich nation shipped more iron ore to China, underpinning both mining profits and economic growth.

  • Nikkei Business Report Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Nikkei Business Report

    Japan's finance minister, Taro Aso, suggested in a budget speech that recent yen levels are still not low enough to help ailing exporters. The Nikkei's Nozomu Kitadai reports.

  • Chinese Firm Wins A123 Despite US Tech Transfer Fears Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 6:40 PM ET
    A123 Systems logo

    China's largest auto parts maker won U.S. government approval to buy A123 Systems Inc, a bankrupt maker of electric car batteries that was funded with U.S. government money, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.

  • Trade Deficit in Japan Swells to Record Levels Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 10:10 PM ET

    Japan logged a record annual trade deficit in 2012 as exports continued to slide in December in a worrying signal that the effects of a weaker yen and the new government's moves to boost the economy with fiscal and monetary stimulus have been slow in coming.

  • DAVOS: Does Globalization Still Work? Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 6:05 AM ET
    DAVOS: Does Globalization Still Work?

    Robert Hormats, U.S. Under Secretary for Economic Growth, explains how this could be a year of trade opportunity, with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • Singapore December Exports Fall, GDP Likely Revised Down Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 8:30 PM ET

    Singapore's non-oil domestic exports fell more than expected in December, showing manufacturing remains in the doldrums and suggesting GDP for the fourth quarter of last year could be revised downwards.

  • Santelli's Currency War Strategies Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 10:51 AM ET
    Santelli's Currency War Strategies

    CNBC's Rick Santelli explains how exports are impacting currency prices.

  • Li & Fung's Shares Dive 16% on Profit Warning Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 11:34 PM ET

    Shares of Li & Fung fell 16 percent to a three-month low after the global supply chain manager warned of a steep drop in core operating profit, taking investors by surprise and triggering concern over its ability to reach a three-year earnings target.

  • Is WTO About to Abandon Dream of Global Free Trade? Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 10:11 PM ET
    World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy.

    As it seeks a new chief to lead it out of a negotiating death-spiral, the World Trade Organization looks doomed to be fatally undermined by new global carve-ups that will leave many of the world's poorest sidelined.

  • Pro: Watch Wheat Heading Into Crop Report

    India is poised to triple wheat exports this year to a higher-than-expected, record 6 million tonnes, helping plug a shortfall in lower-quality grain supplies and keep a lid on global prices.

  • Import & Export Prices Down 0.1% in December Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 8:31 AM ET
    Import & Export Prices Down 0.1% in December

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on trade, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Also, David Walker,Comeback America Initiative founder, president & CEO, weighs in.

  • China Recovery Is on Track Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 10:13 PM ET
    China Recovery is on Track

    Zhang Zhiwei, Chief China Economist, Nomura, reviews the latest Chinese trade data and concludes that the mainland recovery is on track.

  • China Exports Expand at Fastest Pace in 7 Months Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 10:00 PM ET

    China's export growth rebounded more strongly than expected in December from a three-month low, expanding at the fastest rate in seven months, although the outlook for 2013 remains cloudy with U.S. and European demand for Chinese goods still subdued.